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  1. #1
    Hi All
    I am trying to locate a wiring diagram for a DENFORD EASIMILL if anyone can help. I am replacing the original controls and would like to use the original stops etc.
    Many thanks, Greg.

  2. Have you looked on the Denford forum?
    http://denfordata.com/bb/
    Avoiding the rubbish customer service from AluminiumWarehouse since July '13.

  3. #3
    Thank you, no I haven't I will take a look.

  4. #4
    Quote Originally Posted by GREG021 View Post
    Thank you, no I haven't I will take a look.
    The Easimill drawings are definitely on the website, i saw them when looking at the Easiturn 3 drawings. A wise move to scrap the controller. You could reuse the stepper motors (i think the drivers are analogue which will not work with digital controllers) but the hybrid steppers/ driver combinations are so cheap it is not worth the bother. Have a look at Dean's (jazz) controller, they are about 600.

  5. #5
    Hi Colin

    Yes, I plan to use the original motors also the mill came with a Gecko G540 controller.
    There is a problem apparently, but after looking at the standard of the wiring I am not surprised.
    First, I will rewire with the present controls and see what happens but would like to use the stops eventually.

  6. #6
    Quote Originally Posted by GREG021 View Post
    Hi Colin

    Yes, I plan to use the original motors also the mill came with a Gecko G540 controller.
    There is a problem apparently, but after looking at the standard of the wiring I am not surprised.
    First, I will rewire with the present controls and see what happens but would like to use the stops eventually.
    Hi Greg,
    I was tempted to bid on that machine but i don't have the room at the moment. Does it have the original drivers? There is plenty of info on the drives and motors but if they break they are expensive. If the motors are nema 34 they may be the same as on the easimill3. I got a quote for replacement drive/motors which were $99 each plus tax and delivery. Delivery was the killer $125.
    Model Name of commodity and
    Description
    Product Picture
    Quantity
    (set)
    Unit
    Price
    (USD)
    Shenzhen
    Amount (USD)
    86BYGH4118EC-1000 Closed loop stepper motor
    ,NEMA 34,8.5NM
    2 off
    99.00 198.00
    2HSS86 Closed loop stepper driver and
    3 meter encoder cables
    2 off
    Shipping cost form shenzhen to UK 125.00 125.00
    Total: $323.0
    My controller was not working and had been standing for years so i pulled it apart. I think all new is much easier because other people on forums and youtube post their experience.

  7. #7
    Hi Colin

    The machine came with a control problem but the motors are the original Denford.
    The drives are a Gecko G540 which will be great if it is okay.
    The power supply is to lower-rated and the VFD appears to be okay.
    I will re-wire and see where we are.
    It was a tight fit in my garage which is shares with my classic TVR Griff.
    Greg

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